Every homeowner wants a healthy home for his or her family and pets. Making the right choices in your house isn't always easy though. Keep reading to learn more about how you can create a healthy space and enjoy your home even more. These five tips should put you on the path. Update Your Insulation Individuals and families in older homes should consider the fact...

By Anne-Marie Pritchett Your baby’s nursery serves many purposes other than providing a restful place for her to sleep. It’s essentially a bathroom, a storage room, a dining room, a playroom and a sanctuary. Putting it together is one of the first significant steps to parenting. It takes time, money and care to set up a happy, healthy and well-organized nursery....

By Fatima Puri A smoker’s home can be a massive deterrent to potential buyers. Not only does smoking leave strong smells in your house, it can also stain walls, cause wallpaper to peel, and stick to furniture. Trapped nicotine residue, known as thirdhand smoke, can pose a threat to anyone living in the home. Here are five ways to get rid of signs of smoking from...

Live like Tuscan royalty without leaving Texas. With panoramic hilltop views, the just-listed home at 103 Wood Glen allows you to transport yourself to another country, all from the comfort of your own stone-studded estate. Tucked in the prestigious Cordillera Ranch in Boerne, Texas, this 4,468 square foot home includes four bedrooms and five bathrooms. Extra embellishments...

“There’s no place like home,” as the old saying goes. That’s especially true when it comes to an investment. You live in and love your home, but there might come a time when you have to leave it. And when that time comes, you’ll want to get as much money as you can for your property so you can move onward — and upward. In order to increase your abode’s...

By Damien Justus Since the early days of America's Wild West when homesteaders competed in land lotteries, the allure of owning your own piece of property has never wavered. Real estate investing is not just one of the most glamorous investment vehicles today, but according to Entrepreneur, if done right it can also be one of the most profitable. Of course, as with...

The Merritt Mansion, one of Los Angeles’ most historic spaces, is currently for sale for just under $8 million. Location on South Orange Grove Boulevard, the 17,329 square-foot residence includes nine bedrooms, three bathrooms, two security vaults and an underground swimming pool decked out with locker rooms and all. Built in 1905 by celebrated millionaire Hulett...

Wondering what states have the best capitals to roost in? Wonder no more! A recent Wallethub infographic ranks the best capitals to call home, based on aspects ranging from “cost of living” to “K–12 school-system quality” to “number of attractions.” Where are the highest and lowest crime rates? What is the city with the lowest debt to income ratio? Read...

When you’re considering refinancing your home, it’s common to have a lot of questions. Unlike a first-time homebuyer, you’ve often gone through the mortgage process before and think you may know what to expect. But what options should you take into consideration before filling out a residential mortgage application? There is a wide range of options available...

By Katie Laird Window treatments provide both form and function in your home—they can be a stylish statement, while also performing important tasks. Learn about the latest trends and functionality of popular window treatments to make a choice that works best in your home. The Improved Functionality of Today’s Window Treatments Whether you choose curtains, blinds...